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by NellyDee
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Confirmation Please
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Confirmation Please

I think this is Snowy Wax Cap Hygrocybe nivea. On mossy grass, very white, no smell, spores white. ground basically peat rock.
by NellyDee
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungi in the Landscape
Replies: 49
Views: 4266

Re: Fungi in the Landscape

Cortinarius trivialis going mad on the lawn
by NellyDee
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Jelly Mistry
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Jelly Mistry

Thank you Waxcap. Your answer very much appreciated.
by NellyDee
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Jelly Mistry
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Jelly Mistry

This has appeared - small patches on road and bigger patches on the verge near bridge over burn. I have done a google search found this explanation - "Many people, including Sarah Longrigg who sent this picture, suggested slime moulds as an explanation. An algae expert consulted by BBC Scotland was ...
by NellyDee
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID request please
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Fungi ID request please

Thank you Roy. When I looked up 'Jelly Babies' - Leotia lubrica; I came across a big discussion on black headed Leotia lubrica, arguing over 'was it caused by an infection'. Wonder if the debate was resolved or are black capped Leotia lubrica, now classed as a sub species. Again trolling through ima...
by NellyDee
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID request please
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Fungi ID request please

Yes I am back with more ID requests. Possibly due to the weather different fungi have been appearing and not seen here before. For example under the Beech trees and in the gravel there about it was always Red Cracking Boletus - Boletus chrysenteron, which now have been replaced with swathes of Beech...
by NellyDee
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Hair Ice Fungi
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: Hair Ice Fungi

Thanks Mike. Have downloaded to full research paper, which I will try and find time to read. Re; Andrea's reply. I guess the occasional hair-ice seen here is Exidiopsis effusa. I have an awful lot of dead wood and fallen trees.
by NellyDee
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Hair Ice Fungi
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Hair Ice Fungi

I am sure most of you will have read this, but I thought it was really interesting so am sharing the link -

http://www.sci-news.com/biology/science ... 03051.html
by NellyDee
Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Ascomycetes
Topic: WARNING RE ASCOfrance!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: WARNING RE ASCOfrance!!!

"I'll post an "all clear" when it is sorted. It's only when sites like that (and indeed this one) encounter problems that you realise how much one takes them for granted - never forget all the work FungiJohn put in while Wild About Britain was crumbling before our eyes." At least you are all taking ...
by NellyDee
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)
Replies: 50
Views: 5316

Re: Perfect Morning - (Revisited!)

Though bitingly cold the views are breathtaking are they not. I togged up today and went out and take photos of the hoar frost on the remaining fungi and the grasses, stones, trees - oh so much to photograph it fascinates me, nature's art at its best, even on the inside of my windows -